STL Jewish Light: Washington University Hillel to host gun violence panel

Posted: Thursday, November 24, 2016 4:00 pm

Washington University’s Hillel Leadership Council student organization, in partnership with WashU Hillel, will convene a panel to discuss gun violence and gun control in the United States and St. Louis at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28 at the WashU Hillel building, 6300 Forsyth Blvd. Panelists will include Missouri State Sen. Jill Schupp, University City law enforcement officer Jake Michael, WashU College Republicans President Ruben Schukit, and Allie Liss, a student intern with the Gun Violence Initiative of WashU’s Institute for Public Health. Attendees will learn more about this growing public health epidemic and critical social justice issue and discuss ways to get involved in helping to reduce gun violence in our community. A light dessert reception will follow.

This event is free and open to the public. Parking is available at the Hillel building or in any yellow designated spot at the Washington University Brookings parking lot between Hoyt Drive and Skinker Boulevard. Co-sponsored by the Hillel Leadership Council student group at WashU, Student Union, and WashU Hillel’s George Roffman Memorial Fund.

For more information, contact Ashley Barrett, Program and Engagement Associate at [email protected]

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